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law went into effect, when they were supposed to cover all of these things they hadn't had to cover before, and their premium increases, which few democrats saw coming,-under now etch -- are now etched in stone. >> that's because states like mine and california don't have any authority to actually do anything but review these rate increases. states that have reviewed those rate increases have actually forced those rates down, and because -- >> they don't. they don't. you might be right, might have the power and authority in private but let's say something like unite health care tries to push in a 20% increase and they get an 18% increase. still a big increase. i guess what i'm getting at, with the best of your intentions here, seems we're doing everything but addressing underlying spending when we say things like, spending isn't the problem. healthcare penning is. maybe that would do the trick. when we come up with the idea -- not you -- but the trillion dollar coin or 14th amendment to give the president the power to avoid that mess and just hike the ceiling himself. we go through
speaking-- urging them to listen to the american public and to the law enforcement community and support a ban on the further manufacture of military-style assault weapons. >> suarez: additionally, the obama plan calls for congress to order background checks for all gun sales, ending the so-called "gun show loophole." and it seeks stiffer penalties for people who sell guns to criminals. all told, the plan would cost some $500 million. and president obama said, "it's going to take some heavy political lifting." >> this will be difficult. there will be pundits and politicians and politicians and special interest lobbyists publicly warning of a tyrannical all-out assault on liberty, not because that's true but because they want to gin up fear or higher ratings or revenue for themselves. and behind the scenes they'll do everything they can to block any common-sense reform and make sure nothing changes whatsoever. >> suarez: even before the president spoke, david keene, head of the national rifle association, dismissed the plan, in an interview with judy woodruff last night on "the newshour."
now for a grassroot changes to gun laws. >> heather: doug mckelway, thank you. we'll have much more on the gun debate and whether the president's governing style is too combative to get anything done coming up later. >> gregg: for a mere $300,000 you could probably get some nice wheels, a ferrari, even a rolls royce or just buy a used pickup truck. that is how much somebody paid at auction for 2009 ford f-150 king ranch super crew. it was once owned by president george w. bush. he donated the car to benefit the fisher house foundation a charity that drives and serves u.s. military families. identity of the buyer is anonymous. it was at the car show. >> heather: maybe he was anonymous bidder. >> gregg: i don't think dominic. >> fischer foundation is great. they provide housing for veterans and families undergoing medical treatment. the pride of boeing's fleet grounded. new update on the serious safety problems plaguing the dream liner. >> gregg: and looking back at moments in presidential history. >> heather: plus why the french are in tempest over american bubbly. ♪ tiny bubbles
into law, it goes through a very long complicated process, that said the principal difference that senator feinstein is considering, included in this version of the ban would tighten it in a significant respects. previously an assault weapon was defined as a semi automatic weapon capable of detaching a magazine that included at least two of the number of features on a list, and those features have been criticized as being cosmetic like a bayonet mount or a grenade launcher, but they were appealing to people going on shooting rampages, and the pistol grips. and getting rid of the grenade launcher, the only feature left might have been a forward hand grip. and senator feinstein's bill reduces the features test to one feature. stuart: picking around the edges, i understand it's a very, very difficult thing and understand there's a large section of public opinion, please get rid of these weapons and don't want them out there and another large section of the population says it's our right to have them and we want to move on and keep them and i understand there's a huge difficulty on creating a
newtown. >> on the letter that julie wrote me, she said i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hard. julie, i will try very hard. >> also greeting the president, 10-year-old teja goode. >> you don't want to lose your life over one little thing, luke a bullet. >> reporter: before signing nearly two dozen executive actions, the president called on americans to ask representatives what's more important? >> doing whatever it takes to get an "a" grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns? or giving parents some piece of mind when they drop their child off for first grade? >> reporter: even before the president's remarks, the nra unleashed this attack. this invokes mr. obama's daughters. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools, when his kids are protected by armed guards at their schools? >> reporter: the white house quickly blasted the video as repugnant and cowardly. and house speaker -- if congress acts on this, house speak her john boehner will have to play a si
is ethical. this is fraught with all kinds of ethical perils. laws say the white house can not spend resources to lobby the congress. and that may mean, you can't take white house personnel and send them to go do fund-raising events for this obama for america. there are strictures what guidance the white house can give. you can't direct a group. the white house can't pull the people in, here are the five things we want you to do, go do them. bill: but the intent here, and familiar players, jim messina, david axelrod, stephanie cutter. robert gibbs, those are all people that have been with him for the past five plus years. but the idea is to push what the president believes are the right ideas and policies for the country regardless as to whether or not the democratic party is pushing for the same thing. >> there will be a tension. look, increasingly democrats my name is on the ballot in 14 or 16. u.s. is not, mr. president. what the heck are you doing putting me in a difficult place? let's not pass over the ethics issue. on the inaugural committee, we know the inaugural committee is
and is planning to return to teach law. no word on his replacement: >>> more freshmen are applying to college. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about priv
already predict some serious challenges that include spending caps signed into law in 2011 that could make the next four years extremely difficult from a governing standpoint. let's talk about it with chris wilson, a republican consultant, former executive director of the texas republican party and the president of new heights communications. kristi, to you first. candidate obama in 2008 promised to cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term. that hasn't happened. how about by the end of his second? >> well, john, i think what's important to remember is that as president obama is starting his second term, he's doing so in a remarkably strong position with high approval ratings and a great record in his first term. when he started, as we all know, the economy was in the ditch. he was able to successfully get us out of that at the point where last week the u.s. stocks closed at their highest level in five years and was able to pass historic health care legislation. by contrast, republicans have their ratings in the toilet. what that means is that there's probably -- it's going to b
to be done with force, north korea says, not with words, as it, the united states, regards jungle law as the rule of its survival. so does this mean that north korea is going to start lobbying nuclear test missiles at the united states and, even more importantly, are they even capable of that? the truth is, last december, north korea had its most successful launch to state. it managed to carry a payload of 1300 pounds and travel about 6,000 miles or it is capable of that which would bring it to the coast of carolina. they say all they were trying to do was get a satellite into space. that's all this program was about. but intel general analysts say they don't believe it. they think the problem is, given time, north koreans could test enough and one day they could swap this out for a nuclear warhead. >> so if you combine, tom, that test with this latest message, does that mean that the u.s. will strike the mainland with a nuclear weapon? >> in a word, wolf, no, it does not. they really are profound. they have to look at the issue of re-entry. the simple fact that you can get a rocket l
court has upheld the wisconsin law stripping public workers of bargaining rights. in 2011 that sparked massive protest especially from teachers' unions. with the fight over organized labor they tried to do challenge the legality but today the appeals court judge says natalie it is constitutional to be upheld in its entirety. victory for scott walker who just won his reelection. we are bringing your roundup of the most ridiculous court cases with kids in the classroom for a retired teacher suing the school board they discriminated against her clinical beer of children. plus the porn star. starting in cincinnati she said i am a teacher but i have the fear of kids? >> this will be thrown out. three parts already have federal the. after decades of teaching in the high-school level two is being demoted to the middle school then she developed a fear children. i don't think a teacher will prevail. gerri: the doctor said to is unable to control blood pressure that opposed a stroke risk. the mental anguish is serious and of the nature nobody could be expected to endure. should this woman prevai
creating new gun laws i think we have got lost on the books already that are not being enforced. >> let us and force the ones we already have before we put more on the books. >> there are a lot of guns out there. to bend them no one is going to turn in their stuff-- ban them. >> if you want an immediate solution get someone to protect the kids. if you are not willing to do that and throw your arms up and say that it a totally on recommended solution. >> in addition to skepticism about the plan members say banning the ar rifles will have a major impact on a competitive sport shooting in the bay area. >> a gun buyback in marin county netted some very dangerous weapons. we have video of some what they captured. the ak-47 that style assault weapon was collected at the point reyes off. >> it is fully automatic and illegal to own in all 827 fire arms were turned it. the event was popular they paid out there for $3,000 budget within a few hours. then they handed out $70,000 for the vouchers, which the district attorney says he will try to repay with privately raised funds. >> but this could mean
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